The First Disciples

Read John 1:35-42 John the Baptist, when he was with his two disciples, acknowledged Jesus as the Lamb of God–thereby, revealing the Messiah to his disciples.  Immediately, the two disciples followed Jesus.  They heard what John had said and heeded his words.  How many of us have heard about Jesus and know of what He … More The First Disciples

Hope in the Lord

“Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD” – Psalm 31:24 Is there any hope?  Yes.  Jesus is our hope for a better life, a life not marred by sin.  Jesus’ death on the Cross gave us hope of having our sins forgiven and having a … More Hope in the Lord

Matthew 8:20

Yesterday on our way to work, I read Matthew 8 and verse 20 caught my attention.  I wanted to reflect on it more.  It states:  And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.”  This was Jesus’ response … More Matthew 8:20

The Cross

When I think of the Cross, I think of suffering.  Jesus suffered.  He was bloody, weak and thirsty.  He was nailed to a cross between two thieves.  He was mocked, jeered at, taunted.  He was humiliated.  Instead of being crowned in glory He was wearing a crown of thorns.  Instead of hearing “Blessed is the … More The Cross